Tools for a better night’s sleep

Not getting sufficient, restful sleep is a big problem for millions of people around the world. Daytime sleepiness has been noted for irritability that can lead to fights, the cause of work-related injuries, and vehicular accidents. Sleep apnea is a very serious condition. It affects children and adults, as well as, men and women and,…

Happy Father’s Day

Father’s Day is supposed to be a celebration honoring fathers. After all, they are responsible for creating 1/2 of you. But, for some reason, praise is given out by the truckloads to mothers. Not that I have anything against mothers or at least good mothers, but I sometimes wonder why one half of the responsible…

Happy Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day was started over 150 years ago (in the 1850s) as a way to improve sanitary conditions, fight disease, decrease mortality rate of children and milk contamination. It was connected to soldiers (Civil War) as a day of mourning for women who had lost their loved ones. In 1914, Mother’s Day (the second Sunday…

A double dose of Mondays With Michael

In today’s Mondays with Michael, I share two of Dr. Michael Greger’s blog posts/videos regarding turmeric and cancer. April 17 has traditionally been a sad day for me. My mother, Rose L. Jackson Everson, 2/2/1932 (2/29/1932) – 4/17/2011, died of “metastatic breast cancer.” Just those three words and you know it isn’t going to end…

Dr. Michael Greger joins The Only Vegan At The Table

I am proud to announce that Dr. Michael Greger has joined the advisory board for The Only Vegan At The Table and the North Texas Community Health Initiative. Dr. Greger is a graduate of Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School of Medicine. He is also the founding member of the American College…

Sept. 16, 2016 is National Guacamole Day!

How do you show your love for avocados? Vegans, vegetarians and omnivores know that within this dark green fruit (yes, it is a fruit, not a vegetable) is a healthful yummy that has been a staple to parties and sport-watching events all over America. According to Fine Dining Lovers, over 4.25 billion of these cholesterol-free,…

Eating Vegan at a Non-Vegan Restaurant

What do you do when you are the only vegan at the table? Even in meat-centric cities like Dallas, Texas you can find options, but you have to know where to look. Salum Restaurant offers diners fresh, local, American cuisine in an upscale atmosphere that is perfect for special occasions as well as weekly get-togethers…

Raw, Quick & Delicious!: 5-Ingredient Recipes in Just 15 Minutes

It is hot and everybody is busy but you have to eat. So, what shall it be? Standing over a hot stove or turning on the oven doesn’t sound like a good idea. There is a solution to summer eating dilemma – “Raw, Quick & Delicious!: 5-Ingredient Recipes in Just 15 Minutes” by Douglas McNish.